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Friday 16 October 2009

It was Friday, under the sign of Libra. The US president was Barack Obama (Democratic). In that special week of October people in US were listening to Down by Jay Sean. Couples Retreat, directed by Peter Billingsley, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2009 while The Lost Symbol by Dan Brown was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Meet the Natives USA. If you liked videogames you were probably playing 5 Spots Party or Battlestations: Pacific.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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TV Series

Which were the most popular TV series released in the last 30 days ?

Meet the Natives USA

Starring: Jimmy Joseph Nakou

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

30 for 30

Starring: Dan Rather, Magic Johnson, Michael Jordan, Marv Albert

Country: United States

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The Platoon of Power Squadron

Written by: Jake Jarvi

Starring: Craig Benzine, Eliza Toser, Carlyn Janus, Jake Jarvi

Country: United States

MyDestination.TV

Country: United States

Archer

Written by: Adam Reed

Starring: H. Jon Benjamin, Judy Greer, Amber Nash, Chris Parnell

Country: United States

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Movies

Which were the most popular movies released in the last 30 days ?

Couples Retreat

Directed by: Peter Billingsley

Starring: Vince Vaughn, Malin Akerman, Jon Favreau

Country: United States

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The Road

Directed by: John Hillcoat

Starring: Viggo Mortensen, Charlize Theron, Kodi Smit-McPhee

Country: United States

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Daybreakers

Directed by: The Spierig Brothers

Starring: Ethan Hawke, Willem Dafoe, Sam Neill

Country: United States

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The Imaginarium of Doctor Parnassus

Directed by: Terry Gilliam

Starring: Christopher Plummer, Lily Cole, Heath Ledger

Country: United States

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Pandorum

Directed by: Christian Alvart

Starring: Dennis Quaid, Ben Foster, Cam Gigandet

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 16 October 2009 ?

Famous Birthdays:
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Facts:
  • Voters in Botswana take part in a general election. (Al Jazeera)
  • The United States records a budget deficit of $1.42 trillion. (Bloomberg)
  • Stephen Gately:
  • The surviving members of Boyzone fly to Majorca to escort the body of Stephen Gately home to Dublin. (''The Irish Times'')
  • The UK Press Complaints Commission's website crashes after receiving hundreds of complaints about a Jan Moir article in the ''Daily Mail'' concerning her views on the singer's death. Retailer Marks Spencer withdraws advertising and Nestlé disassociates itself from her writing. (''The Huffington Post'')

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Magazine Covers

What news were making the headlines those days in October 2009?

  • EW: Entertainment Weekly: no.1071
  • Time: Sgt. First Class Chet Millard awaiting medevac helicopters
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.11292

Books

Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks ?

The Lost Symbol

By: Dan Brown

Famed Harvard symbologist Robert Langdon answers an unexpected summons to appear at the U.S. Capitol Building. His planned lecture is interrupted when a disturbing object—artfully encoded with five symbols—is discovered in the building.

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Arguing With Idiots

By: Glenn Beck

#1 New York Times bestselling author and radio and tv host Glenn Beck's ultimate handbook for tackling and winning life’s most important arguments.FUNNY. FRIGHTENING. TRUE. It happens to all of us: You're minding your own business, when some idiot informs ...

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An Echo in the Bone

By: Diana Gabaldon

Diana Gabaldon’s brilliant storytelling has captivated millions of readers in her bestselling and award-winning Outlander saga. In An Echo in the Bone, the seventh volume, Gabaldon continues the extraordinary story of the eighteenth-century Scotsman Jamie Fraser and his twentieth-century time-traveling ...

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New Moon

By: Stephenie Meyer

Legions of readers entranced by Twilight are hungry for more and they won't be disappointed. In New Moon, Stephenie Meyer delivers another irresistible combination of romance and suspense with a supernatural twist.

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

5 Spots Party

5 Spots Party

Platform: WiiWare

Genre: Puzzle

Publisher: Cosmonaut Games

Battlestations: Pacific

Platform: Xbox 360, Microsoft Windows, Mac OS X

Genre: Action, Real-time tactics

Publisher: Eidos Interactive (PC and Xbox 360) Feral Interactive (Mac OS X)

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Bloody Fun Day

Bloody Fun Day

Genre: Puzzle

Publisher: Kongregate

Ant Nation

Ant Nation

Platform: Wii (WiiWare), Nintendo DS

Genre: Real time strategy

Publisher: Konami

Canabalt

Canabalt

Platform: Flash, iOS, Commodore 64, PlayStation Portable, Android, Ouya

Genre: Endless runner

Publisher: Semi-Secret Software (Flash/iOS) Beatshapers (PSP) Kittehface Software (Android/Ouya)


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